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Cradle to Grave Approach to Supply Chain Management Can Reduce Costs, Eliminate Problems

The very monotonous nature of the supply chain presents a unique opportunity for supply chain managers that few are aware of and even fewer use to their full advantage. Day after day, week after week, and year after year, companies go through the same processes of acquiring raw materials, shipping them to manufacturing facilities, turning…
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U.S Company Abbott to Expand Pharma Operations to Russia in its Latest Acquisition

According to a report by Forbes, “Global healthcare major Abbott Laboratories has agreed to acquire Russian pharmaceutical company Veropharm for between 13.6 billion and 17 billion rubles ($395 million – $495 million) in an all-cash deal. Veropharm is one of the leading generic drug manufacturers in Russia and the deal is likely to give Abbott…
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Ebay’s Supply Chain Just Got Better

Ebay hopes to make selling to overseas buyers from China more affordable and streamlined. That’s why they just partnered up with Winit Corporation, a logistics service provider in Shanghai. The two companies signed an agreement for Winit Corporation to provide eBay with supply chain services. This will facilitate faster delivery of goods from warehouses to…
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China’s Loss is Mexico’s Gain

China’s Loss is Mexico’s Gain As more and more manufacturers consider moving or spreading out their supply chain risks from China to other locations, Mexico is one country who’s gaining from this exodus from Chinese manufacturing. Namely, Laredo, a city of 250,000 people is experiencing a boom in trade as manufacturers move some operations to…
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Manufacturing Contracted End of 2022

Manufacturing Contracted End of 2022 Now that 2022 is in the rearview mirror, here’s another reason to be glad we’ve closed the door on 2022, December metrics say the manufacturing industry contracted rapidly due to weak demand from clients. Let’s hope 2023 gets a little rosier. Dell Moving Chip Production Outside of China In a…
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